JUST two inches of rain fell in Plockton during October, compared to 11 and a half in the same month last year. The warmest day was 18.5°C and the coldest was 4.4°C. The final meeting of the present Plockton and District Community Council was held in Plockton hall on October 27. Among the main items discussed were roads, Burnside bridge, septic tanks, station road and village maintenance.
Outgoing chairman Charlie MacRae, who was on the community council for 40 years, thanked members of the council and local Highland councillors.
He also listed some of the most successful achievements of the community council over his 40 years.
They included the removal of the refuse dump, winning the Drumbuie inquiry, the building of new pontoons at Plockton, the stand taken by the council to get Station Road repaired at no cost to the residents, the new sewage system and keeping the village tidy after the cows left.
The first meeting of the new community council will be held on December 8.